Inside the Abbey with Irit Umani on Service and Mindfulness

In Episode 2 of Inside the Abbey, Rebecca Hall and Santi Rodriguez interview Irit Umani about spiritual commitment and service. Irit Umani, the Executive Director of Trinity Center, a faith-based organization conducting programs that serve the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of the poor and homeless in Austin. Before moving…

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Inside the Abbey: Episode 1 with Janet Davis, MA

In the first episode of the Inside the Abbey podcast, Rebecca Hall and Santi Rodriguez interview Janet Davis about The Art of Stillness. This book, by Pico Iyer, has been a helpful guide for Janet to live in the present moment. Janet enjoys speaking, teaching, and offering spiritual direction.  She…

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Episode 258: Honoring Wisdom in Balance of the Divine Feminine and the Sacred Masculine with Brother Dennis L. Gibbs, CDL

Brother Dennis L. Gibbs is a member of the Community of Divine Love in San Gabriel, California. This lecture is part of the Eckhardt Mission Series, named after St. David's parishioner Louise Adams Eckhardt. In this lecture, Brother Dennis explores the Divine Feminine and Sacred Masculine in balance as the…

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Episode 257: Practicing Lectio Divina with Brother Dennis L. Gibbs, CDL

Brother Dennis L. Gibbs is a member of the Community of Divine Love in San Gabriel, California. This lecture is part of the Eckhardt Mission Series, named after St. David’s parishioner Louise Adams Eckhardt. In this part of the lecture series, Brother Dennis introduces and leads a session of Lectio…

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Episode 256: Spiritual Resilience and Mental Health with Daniel Morehead M.D.

Daniel Morehead, MD is a psychiatrist in clinical practice in Austin, Texas, who also speaks regularly for mental health advocacy. He is supervising psychiatrist at the Samaritan Center for Pastoral Counselling. He is board certified in General Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, and maintains interests in brain science, psychotherapy and spirituality. In his…

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Episode 255: Resilience and the General Epistles with The Rev. Dr. Margaret Aymer

The Rev. Dr. Margaret Aymer is Professor of New Testament Studies at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Austin, Texas. Rev. Dr. Aymer is the author of James: Diaspora Rhetorics of a Friend of God and three other books. In this lecture, Rev. Dr. Aymer speaks about resilience as a relational and…

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